2021 World Leaders — Women

compiled by T&FN Staff

(marks updated April 10, 2021)

(¶ = World Record performance; i = mark made indoors; A = altitude over 1000m)

Track Events
100 10.72 Sha’Carri Richardson (US)
200 22.03 Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas)
400 49.91 Shamier Little (US)
800 1:57.52i Gudaf Tsegay (Ethiopia)
   (outdoors) 1:58.93 Ajee’ Wilson (US)
1000 2:35.90 Linden Hall (Australia)
1500  3:53.09i ¶ Gudaf Tsegay (Ethiopia)
   (outdoors) 3:59.67 Linden Hall (Australia)
Mile 4:27.54i Heather MacLean (US)
   (outdoors) 4:34.75 Lauren Ryan (Australia)
Steeple 9:20.32 Xinyan Zhang (China)
3000 8:22.65i Gudaf Tsegay (Ethiopia)
   (outdoors) 8:38.51 Gabriela DeBues-Stafford (Canada)
5000 14:55.82 Emily Sisson (US)
10,000 30:47.42 Elise Cranny (US)
100 Hurdles 12.54 Keni Harrison (US)
400 Hurdles 55.65 Anna Cockrell (US)
Road Events
Half-Marathon 64:02 ¶ Ruth Chepngetich (Kenya)
Marathon 2:21:11 Mao Ichiyama (Japan)
20K Walk 1:23:49 Jiayu Yang (China)
50K Walk 4:56:50 Sandra Silva (Portugal)
Relay Events
4 x 100 42.70 Star Athletics
4 x 400 3:26.27i Texas A&M (mixed)
  (outdoors) 3:26.63 Arkansas
Field Events
High Jump   2.06 | 6-9i Yaroslava Mahuchikh (Ukraine)
   (outdoors)   1.97 | 6-5½ Vashti Cunningham (US)
Pole Vault   4.90 | 16-¾i Anzhelika Sidorova (Russia)
   (outdoors)   4.82 | 15-9¾ Nina Kennedy (Australia)
Long Jump   7.14 | 23-5¼ Tara Davis (US)
Triple Jump 14.63 | 48-0 Shanieka Ricketts (Jamaica)
Shot 19.65 | 64-5¾i Auriole Dongmo (Portugal)
19.65 | 64-5¾ Valerie Adams (New Zealand)
Discus 67.73 | 222-2 Yaimé Pérez (Cuba)
Hammer 78.60 | 257-10 DeAnna Price (US)
Javelin 66.55 | 218-4 Huihui Lu (China)
Heptathlon 6346(A) Evelyn Aguilar (Colombia)